Any Lord of the Rings fans?

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    James Photojournalist VIP Member

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    Anyone read all the books and seen the Fellowship of the Ring and the Two Towers?

    I've seen the first 2 movies... and love them. I am planning on reading FOTR, then the TTT.. and so on...

    But, I need to manage to read Lord of the Rings series and Tom Clanceys Rainbox six.
     
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    Kristi I'm Baaaackkk!! VIP Member

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    I've seen both so far and I love em! I can't wait until next year for the last one to come out!

    I wouldn't mind reading the books either.. 8)
     
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    i've never read the books but I 've seen 2of3

    I can't wait until this December

    I got the Extended version of FOTR for Christmas with an added 34mins of footage

    although a great movie it was WAY TOO LONG

    GF and I were dragged out by the end of the 3.5 hour movie

    Althought its Great, Its just a movie that is too long to watch alot

    I like movies that are under 2 hours long
    a movie that won't waste all my spare time
     
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    I love long movies, if they are interesting... I wouldnt of minded watching an 1+ hours of LOTR... oh, thats why I'm getting the extended version. :lol
     
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    Kristi I'm Baaaackkk!! VIP Member

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    I think the books tell the story better. They give more information that you can't get out of the movie. So, I think I might get one of the books sometime..
     
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    Hey man i was an extra on both Fellowship and Two towers...wicked :D

    I play a nameless villager in LOTR1 and and an orc at helms deep as well as various villagers all over the place.

    the sets were only 4 to 6 hours drive from where i live!!!
     
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    awesome! what were you? 8)
     
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    James Photojournalist VIP Member

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    oh nevermind, I just saw what you said
    :redface
     
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    Kristi I'm Baaaackkk!! VIP Member

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    ^ :lol :lol
     
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    I ve seen both movies

    and since i live in nz im pretty close to the movie sets.

    in fact i was an extra on it like barcode. i played an orc who got killed :cry
     
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    Kristi I'm Baaaackkk!! VIP Member

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    Too bad they wouldn't shoot a movie near me in Maine. Like they'd ever come out to the sticks! :cry
     
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    James Photojournalist VIP Member

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    Almost all of the Stephen King movies are shot in Maine. Also, parts of the Dead Zone are.
     
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    barcode Mr CowBike VROOM!

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    Which Stephen king movie was the one with the leeches??? :shock

    Didn't they shoot lake placid in Maine :?


    hey theCoward

    What unit were you with? what dates did you work on?... man that helm's deep shot sucked... it was the coldest, miserablest few months of my life. but i reckon it was worth it to see it on the silver screen.
     
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    Leaches? Do you mean the Landolears? That was shot in Maine. Also, the shinning I believe, (the one with the kid and the parents in that mansion, the move that had redrum everywhere on the walls). There's a bunch of other ones, but I can't think of the names.

    Stephen King lives in Bangor, ME, which is a few towns over from me.
     
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    Kristi I'm Baaaackkk!! VIP Member

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    Yup, his house is a little freaky looking. Especially the gate with the gargoyle/bat looking things on it!

    Well, where was I when they shot those movies?? :cry I want to be in a movie. 8)

    Also The Storm (or something along that line) was shot in Maine. I think that's my favorite Stephen King movie.
     
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    barcode Mr CowBike VROOM!

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    personally i prefer Mr king's books 2 his movies.


    Isn't he going blind or something?... i saw something about on BBC World about it one time (none of that CNN bollox for me)
     
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    As you can tell... I am a fan! :lol
     
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    (I read all of Tolkein's books long before any of you were born!) :twisted:

    Sorry! I saw LOTR with my DH in the theater; but he refuses to take me to TTT as he says his arm wouldn't survive! (I forgot to mention I don't LIKE scarey movies, he claims I claw him during the scarey parts!) I'm just a big chicken when it comes to watching these movies on the movie screen, but I can watch them at home without a problem!

    We are waiting to buy the whole series in DVD and then watch it. I must say that in some ways, my imagination (while reading the book) was better than the movies.

    I think it's really neat that there are 2 "extras" from the movie on this site! BTW, the scenery for the movie setting was fantastic! We bought the DVD for LOTR, and the out takes and 2nd DVD shows so much of the beautiful NZ countryside!
     
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    Hey barcode

    i was working on the origanal in the mines with all the dead dwarves.

    i play dead orc number 28 or there abouts
     
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    I am reading the first book now. I wish I would of known about this book (yes book, Tolkien wanted it to be one novel, but he or someone else broke it into 3 parts, thats what I read in the prolouge) when I was younger.
     
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